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A 23-year-old member asked:

One week ago i accidentally cut my index finger (from the middle around to nail, < 1/4 in. from fingertip) with scissors. not sure how deep. with pressure bleeding stopped and its healing now, but there is numbness above the cut. what should i do?

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Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
CUT A NERVE: YOU DAMAGE A NERVE WHEN YOU CUT YOUR FINGER. NOTHING YOU CAN DO BUT WAIT. SOMETIMES WILL COME BACK 6- 12 MONTHS SOMETIMES WILL NOT SOMETIMES WILL PARTIALLY GET BETTER. BE PATIENT.

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